Sen. Jack Reed (R.I.), the top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, on Wednesday upbraided Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley about the imbalance. “These vacancies continue to challenge the department’s ability to effectively respond to national security challenges and undermine civilian input intoContinue Reading

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An audience watches a screening of a new film at SXSW One of America’s most famous music festivals, South by Southwest, has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears. Organisers of the annual event in Austin, Texas, said they had no choice but to callContinue Reading